Phil Backus specializes in the sale and leasing of commercial and industrial properties, including manufacturing, distribution, warehouse, office, retail, and land. Prior to founding Backus Real Estate, Phil was head of long-term lending for Colonial Bank (acquired by Bank of America). His other banking roles have included credit analysis and loan work-out. Phil also spent many years as a licensed commercial real estate appraiser.
Along with his company activities, Phil is Past-president of the Hamden Economic Development Commission, and worked on the Government Affairs Committee of the Chamber of Commerce.
When not working, Phil enjoys travel, reading, golf, and sailing.